The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 153 167 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 110 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.94% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.02% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 37 48
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£400 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £295 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £522 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% +28.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +18 31 £400 +3.22% 6
Hampshire +4 23 £361 +3.51% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 20 £400 -11.11% 3
Surrey +5 18 £438 -12.50% 10
Oxfordshire -23 10 £450 +28.57%
Middlesex - 4 £390 -
West Sussex -15 1 £413 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £330 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title.

1 170 (74.56%) ITIL
2 112 (49.12%) Service Delivery
3 105 (46.05%) Service Management
4 50 (21.93%) Project Management
5 45 (19.74%) Telecoms
6 44 (19.30%) SLA
7 40 (17.54%) Security Cleared
8 34 (14.91%) Finance
9 32 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (14.04%) SC Cleared
10 24 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.65%) Change Management
12 21 (9.21%) PRINCE2
13 20 (8.77%) ITSM
13 20 (8.77%) Internet
14 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
14 19 (8.33%) Incident Management
15 18 (7.89%) Problem Management
15 18 (7.89%) People Management
16 17 (7.46%) DTV
17 16 (7.02%) Broadband
17 16 (7.02%) DV Cleared
18 14 (6.14%) MS Excel
19 13 (5.70%) ITIL V3
19 13 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 12 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
20 12 (5.26%) ISO 9001
20 12 (5.26%) Six Sigma
20 12 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
20 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.32%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Project
3 6 (2.63%) MS Office
4 4 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.77%) Internet
2 16 (7.02%) Broadband
3 3 (1.32%) LAN
4 2 (0.88%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.44%) 2G
5 1 (0.44%) SSH
5 1 (0.44%) 4G
5 1 (0.44%) PABX
5 1 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) 3G
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.44%) OLAP
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) RequisitePro
General
1 45 (19.74%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.91%) Finance
3 10 (4.39%) Retail
4 8 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.07%) Marketing
6 6 (2.63%) Back Office
6 6 (2.63%) Publishing
7 4 (1.75%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.32%) Billing
8 3 (1.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Electronics
10 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.88%) Web Services
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) Middleware
2 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) DTV
2 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.32%) FMCG
7 2 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) CMDB
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.32%) Linux
2 3 (1.32%) UNIX
2 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (74.56%) ITIL
2 112 (49.12%) Service Delivery
3 105 (46.05%) Service Management
4 50 (21.93%) Project Management
5 24 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (9.65%) Change Management
7 21 (9.21%) PRINCE2
8 20 (8.77%) ITSM
9 19 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 18 (7.89%) Problem Management
10 18 (7.89%) People Management
11 13 (5.70%) ITIL V3
12 12 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
12 12 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (5.26%) Six Sigma
13 11 (4.82%) Release Management
14 10 (4.39%) CRM
15 9 (3.95%) Business Continuity
16 8 (3.51%) Performance Management
16 8 (3.51%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.19%) Java
2 2 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.44%) Perl
3 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.44%) SQL
3 1 (0.44%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 40 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.04%) ITIL Certification
2 32 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.02%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (4.39%) Degree
6 7 (3.07%) PMP
6 7 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.32%) APMP
9 2 (0.88%) ISEB
9 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (19.30%) SLA
2 13 (5.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.26%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.19%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) BS15000
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Firmware
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) OVSD
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOM
2 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.44%) SCSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.82%) SAP
3 10 (4.39%) HP
4 9 (3.95%) Oracle
5 8 (3.51%) NetApp
6 7 (3.07%) Cisco
7 6 (2.63%) BMC
7 6 (2.63%) NetScout
8 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.32%) Siebel
9 3 (1.32%) Dell
9 3 (1.32%) EMC
9 3 (1.32%) Remedy
10 2 (0.88%) ATG
10 2 (0.88%) VMware
10 2 (0.88%) IBM
10 2 (0.88%) Ericsson
10 2 (0.88%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.88%) Citrix
11 1 (0.44%) Avaya
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